Columns - The Shawnee News-Star http://www.news-star.com news-star.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 15:33:32 +0000 Philip Maddocks: GOP dream team of Bush, Kasich, Christie sets sights on NH http://www.news-star.com/news/20160205/philip-maddocks-gop-dream-team-of-bush-kasich-christie-sets-sights-on-nh?rssfeed=true Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:23:33 +0000 Philip Maddocks More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160205/philip-maddocks-gop-dream-team-of-bush-kasich-christie-sets-sights-on-nh Matthew T. Mangino: When prosecutors renege on promises http://www.news-star.com/news/20160205/matthew-t-mangino-when-prosecutors-renege-on-promises?rssfeed=true Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:44:27 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160205/matthew-t-mangino-when-prosecutors-renege-on-promises Kent Bush: It is time to change our primary system http://www.news-star.com/news/20160204/kent-bush-it-is-time-to-change-our-primary-system?rssfeed=true Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:09:43 +0000 Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160204/kent-bush-it-is-time-to-change-our-primary-system Kent Bush: It is time to change our primary system http://www.news-star.com/news/20160203/kent-bush-it-is-time-to-change-our-primary-system?rssfeed=true Thu, 04 Feb 2016 01:43:50 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20160203/kent-bush-it-is-time-to-change-our-primary-system Arthur I. Cyr: North Korea missile threats underscore defense http://www.news-star.com/news/20160203/arthur-i-cyr-north-korea-missile-threats-underscore-defense?rssfeed=true Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:15:06 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160203/arthur-i-cyr-north-korea-missile-threats-underscore-defense Kent Bush: Trump gets bumped, the corn crowd picks its favorites http://www.news-star.com/news/20160201/kent-bush-trump-gets-bumped-corn-crowd-picks-its-favorites?rssfeed=true Tue, 02 Feb 2016 02:52:35 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20160201/kent-bush-trump-gets-bumped-corn-crowd-picks-its-favorites Kent Bush: Trump-less debate was the best and worst it could be http://www.news-star.com/news/20160129/kent-bush-trump-less-debate-was-best-and-worst-it-could-be?rssfeed=true Fri, 29 Jan 2016 23:39:37 +0000 Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160129/kent-bush-trump-less-debate-was-best-and-worst-it-could-be Matthew T. Mangino: High court provides hope to juvenile lifers, again http://www.news-star.com/news/20160129/matthew-t-mangino-high-court-provides-hope-to-juvenile-lifers-again?rssfeed=true Fri, 29 Jan 2016 15:09:19 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160129/matthew-t-mangino-high-court-provides-hope-to-juvenile-lifers-again Kent Bush: Trump brings theatrics even when he leaves debate stage http://www.news-star.com/news/20160128/kent-bush-trump-brings-theatrics-even-when-he-leaves-debate-stage?rssfeed=true Thu, 28 Jan 2016 14:34:24 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20160128/kent-bush-trump-brings-theatrics-even-when-he-leaves-debate-stage Kent Bush: Man buns and mullets and everything in between http://www.news-star.com/news/20160126/kent-bush-man-buns-and-mullets-and-everything-in-between?rssfeed=true Tue, 26 Jan 2016 07:22:26 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20160126/kent-bush-man-buns-and-mullets-and-everything-in-between Kent Bush: We need more mirrors and fewer magnifying glasses http://www.news-star.com/news/20160123/kent-bush-we-need-more-mirrors-and-fewer-magnifying-glasses?rssfeed=true Sun, 24 Jan 2016 02:12:52 +0000 By Kent Bush http://www.news-star.com/news/20160123/kent-bush-we-need-more-mirrors-and-fewer-magnifying-glasses Matthew T. Mangino: Antipathy grows for solitary confinement http://www.news-star.com/news/20160122/matthew-t-mangino-antipathy-grows-for-solitary-confinement?rssfeed=true Fri, 22 Jan 2016 15:57:44 +0000 Matthew Mangino More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160122/matthew-t-mangino-antipathy-grows-for-solitary-confinement Tina Bridenstine: I'm talking to you, Mr. Trump http://www.news-star.com/news/20160122/tina-bridenstine-im-talking-to-you-mr-trump?rssfeed=true Fri, 22 Jan 2016 05:38:51 +0000 By Tina Bridenstine http://www.news-star.com/news/20160122/tina-bridenstine-im-talking-to-you-mr-trump Editorial: The triumph of diplomacy http://www.news-star.com/news/20160120/editorial-triumph-of-diplomacy?rssfeed=true Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:38:42 +0000 More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160120/editorial-triumph-of-diplomacy Kent Bush: Palin teaches Cruz a lesson in loyalty http://www.news-star.com/news/20160120/kent-bush-palin-teaches-cruz-lesson-in-loyalty?rssfeed=true Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:13:09 +0000 Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160120/kent-bush-palin-teaches-cruz-lesson-in-loyalty Arthur I. Cyr: Indonesia attacks spotlight a great anti-terrorist nation http://www.news-star.com/news/20160119/arthur-i-cyr-indonesia-attacks-spotlight-great-anti-terrorist-nation?rssfeed=true Tue, 19 Jan 2016 17:04:55 +0000 By Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160119/arthur-i-cyr-indonesia-attacks-spotlight-great-anti-terrorist-nation Mark L. Hopkins: What it was, was Democracy http://www.news-star.com/news/20160118/mark-l-hopkins-what-it-was-was-democracy?rssfeed=true Mon, 18 Jan 2016 18:38:43 +0000 Mark L. Hopkins More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160118/mark-l-hopkins-what-it-was-was-democracy Rick Holmes: Face to face with an epidemic as heroin spreads, leaders scramble for solutions http://www.news-star.com/news/20160118/rick-holmes-face-to-face-with-epidemic-as-heroin-spreads-leaders-scramble-for-solutions?rssfeed=true Mon, 18 Jan 2016 18:01:59 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160118/rick-holmes-face-to-face-with-epidemic-as-heroin-spreads-leaders-scramble-for-solutions Kent Bush: What keeps you from making a difference? http://www.news-star.com/news/20160116/kent-bush-what-keeps-you-from-making-difference?rssfeed=true Sun, 17 Jan 2016 00:23:40 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20160116/kent-bush-what-keeps-you-from-making-difference Steve Sebelius: Calling a foul in Clinton-Sanders primary fight http://www.news-star.com/news/20160115/steve-sebelius-calling-foul-in-clinton-sanders-primary-fight?rssfeed=true Fri, 15 Jan 2016 18:39:02 +0000 Steve Sebelius More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20160115/steve-sebelius-calling-foul-in-clinton-sanders-primary-fight